Tag : religious minorities
title : Global Religious Freedom: New Scorecard Tracks Action Of U.S. Congress
summary : Religious minorities worldwide hope the creation of the new Wilberforce Initiative's International Religious Freedom scorecard will promote religious freedom as a "fundamental human right." The scorecard was introduced at the National Press Club on Tuesday. It measures the participation of Congressional members in promoting international religious freedom, chiefly through legislation and caucusing. It is planned to be released twice a year.
date : Feb 03, 2016 11:46 AM EST
title : 20,000 Yazidis, Christians Saved, Dozens of ISIS Militants Killed by U.S. Military
summary : A rescue effort has freed 20,000 of the Yazidi refugees trapped on a mountain in northern Iraq and surrounded by ISIS forces, and 61 ISIS fighters have been killed due to American airstrikes as of Sunday.
date : Aug 11, 2014 12:42 PM EDT